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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 23, 1913, Image 17',
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HE TURNED AGAIN
j Naturally, they were married,
for she .ordered hiiii about in a
most imperious way. The long-
rest lane has its turning, however,
and one day, after a particularly
"violent outbreak on the part of
the lady, the husband attempted
o reduce the woman s rights in
is own household-
. "Do you think you rule the uni-
4 verse?" he inquired sarcastically,
when roe moment came jor him
to edge in a "word.
No, came the prompt reply,
"I do not. But I rule the first let
ter of it !"
And once again the mere man
realized that he was indeed the
A DREADFUL FEAT
"About turn!" "Form fours!"
"Stand at ease!" "Easy!" "Squad,
The sergeant was bawling out
his orders on the barrack square,
watching the feet of the line of
raw recruits as they vainly tried
to obey his stentorian words of
To his amazement, -he found
that one pair of feet, noticeable
on account of their large size,
never turned. Still looking at
them, he repeated the order:
"About turn !"
All the feet turned except the
pair upon which he had his eyes.
Rushing up to the owner a little
fellow he seized him by the
"Why don't you turn with thq
"I did," was the reply.
"Nonsense! I watched your
feet!" And the sergeant looked
at the recruit wrathfully.
"It's the boots they gave me,
sir," explained the poor fellow.
"They're so large that, when I
turn, my feet turn in them !"
Wife I suppose there will be
a crowd at oar silver wedding
next week, and it might not be a
bad idea to have a policeman in
the house. Husband No, my
dear. It would never do to have a
copper at a silver wedding.
"They told me you had a sweet
"I had suspicions, but I didn't
dare say anything."